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Notable Historical Events for April 19th

1994Rodney King award $3,800,000 in compensation for his police beating

1932Bonnie Parker is captured in a failed hardware store burglary, and subsequently jailed. A grand jury fails to indict her, however, and she is released a few months later

1986Michael Spinks beats Larry Holmes in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

1951Gen Douglas MacArthur ends his military career

1947After scoring 45 goals during the regular season, Maurice Richard is named MVP.

1991Evander Holyfield beats George Foreman in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

2005Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger elected Pope Benedict XVI on the second day of the Papal conclave.

1909Joan of Arc receives beatification

2011Fidel Castro resigns from the Communist Party of Cuba's central committee after 45 years of holding the title.

1973Barbra Streisand records "Between Yesterday & Tomorrow"

April 19th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on April 19th

1979Kate Hudson, Los Angeles, California, American actress (Almost Famous, You, Me and Dupree)

1987Maria Sharapova, Russian tennis player

1962Al Unser Jr, Indy-car racer (over 10 wins)

1935Dudley Moore, London England, actor (10, Arthur, Bedazzled, 6 Weeks)

1721Roger Sherman, American lawyer and Founding Father of the United States (Declaration of Independence, Constitution)

1883Getulio Vargas, President of Brazil (1930-45, 1951-54), modernizer

April 19th Birthdays
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Notable Weddings on April 19th

1956US actress Grace Kelly marries Monaco's Prince Rainier III (in Church)

1997Tennis player champion Andre Agassi (26) weds actress and model Brooke Shields (31) in Monterey, California

April 19th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on April 19th

1967Konrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 91

1882Charles Robert Darwin, naturalist (Origin of Species), dies at 73

April 19th Deaths
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